The Antonio Conte era at Chelsea is only two preseason games young, but early indications suggest the manager will field two genuine front men this campaign; Conte pushed two players forward in both the 2-0 defeat at Rapid Vienna and the 3-0 win over RZ Pellets, a marked departure from the lone striker system preferred by Jose Mourinho.
The agent of Napoli defender Kaludou Koulibaly has reiterated his client's desire to leave the Serie A club, confirming that both Chelsea and Everton are still interested in signing him.
Koulibaly has just a year left to run on his contract with the Azzurri, who have been trying to convince him to extend that deal. However, his agent Bruno Satin says they are unlikely to succeed with Koulibaly's mind already made up.
"Let's be clear about it, I was in Dimaro [Napoli's preseason training camp] last...
Michy Batshuayi says he has fulfilled a "childhood dream" by joining Chelsea.
The 22-year-old completed his move from Marseille earlier this month, and the Belgium international left for the U.S. on Sunday for their preseason tour in the International Champions Cup.
Batshuayi, who already scored for his new club in a friendly against Austrian side Atus Ferlach last week, said he can already tell the Chelsea have lofty goals for the upcoming season.
"It feels fantastic to be here, it's a...
Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea are all interested in Roma defender Kosta Manolas, the player's agent has said.
Manolas, 25, has been linked with a move to City this summer as Pep Guardiola looks to add to his defensive options.
Speaking to Italian newspaper Il Tempo, Ioannis Evangelopoulos refused to comment on whether the Greece international would stay in Serie A, but confirmed Manolas is in demand.
"The best clubs in Europe want him," he said. "There isn't just Manchester City,...
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Top story: Gonzalo Higuain has Juventus medical, Mahrez close to Arsenal
Juventus have agreed to pay Gonzalo Higuain's €94.7 million release clause, Sky Sport Italia reports, with the Napoli striker said to have undergone a medical with Bianconeri officials in Madrid on Friday. Based...